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Matthew Davis

Name Matthew Davis
Birthdate May 8, 1978
Character Jeff Sefton

Matthew Davis is the actor who plays Jeff Sefton on Cult. He is best-known for his portrayal of Alaric Saltzman in The Vampire Diaries and Lewis Folwer in In Plain Sight. He has also had a role in Law and Order SVU.


Matthew Davis was born in Salt Lake City. He attended Woods Cross High School, and the University of Utah.

Davis is best known for playing:

  • Warner Huntington III, boyfriend of Elle Woods (Reese Witherspoon) in the smash hit comedy Legally Blonde (2001) (opposite Reese Witherspoon and Selma Blair).
  • Other notable film credits include Blue Crush (2002) (opposite Kate Bosworth and Michelle Rodriguez),
  • Tigerland (2000) (opposite Colin Farrell) and
  • BloodRayne (2005).

He was starring in The Vampire Diaries as high school history teacher/vampire hunter Alaric Saltzman. He also featured in the ABC drama What About Brian (2006–7) as "Adam Hillman".[1]

He also goes by a different name, "Ernesto Riley."